CARFMS19: Program
May09

CARFMS19: Program

CARFMS19-Program-May-14 Download the program (PDF)

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CALACS/CARFMS Bridging Day
May09

CALACS/CARFMS Bridging Day

Bridging the Gaps: Understanding Current Mobilities in the Caribbean and Latin America and their Policy Implications Monday May 13, 2019 Accolades West 205 Abstracts (PDF) 8:30 – 9:00am – Registration and coffee 9:00 – 10:15 – Introduction – Keynote: Liliana Jubilut The Cartagena Declaration at 35 and protection of refugees in Latin America 10:15 – 10:30 – Break 10:30 – 12:00 –...

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Special Sessions
May08

Special Sessions

There will be two very early morning sessions with refugee students from Dadaab, Kenya and three film screenings during the conference. BHER Panels at CARFMS 2019 (both held in ACW206) Date: Wednesday May 15, 2019 at 7:30-9:00 am 1) Action Research in the Dadaab Refugee Camps, Kenya Moderator: Don Dippo (moderator) with undergraduate students in Dadaab presenting their action research projects (connection via Zoom) The...

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Keynote Speakers
May08

Keynote Speakers

Caroline Kihato, University of Johannesburg Stealth humanitarianism: Incentivizing the inclusion of urban displaced populations, lessons from the global south Over half of the world’s refugees or people living in refugee-like conditions now live in urban areas. This means over 7 million people seek protection in the world’s cities. Yet while raging debates over integration in Europe, North America and Australia continue, it is ‘cities...

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Keynote Panels
May08

Keynote Panels

Elizabeth (Liz) Miller, Concordia University; Stéphanie Gasana, Ayanda Dube, Gracia Jalea Re-Storying Narratives of Displacement Too often stories of forced migration or resettlement are told by those in positions of power. These stories are then translated into public opinions and policies that can lead to exclusion or exploitation rather than support or integration. One way to reflect on and challenge both policies and pathways to...

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Call for Papers
May03

Call for Papers

York University, Toronto May 14 – 16, 2019 Call for Papers Integration is a contested concept – most especially in the field of refugee and forced migration studies. Describing the act of combining distinct parts into a whole, the term is apt for advancing the inclusion of migrants within political communities, the mixture of diverse stakeholder perspectives, and more progressive global governance regimes. But integration is also...

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